Period
to 26 November 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 4,709 15,115 19,438
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 9.38% 12.05% 12.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.87% 12.60% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,457 12,605 16,311
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,400
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.38% +3.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 47,712 119,965 143,768
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.04% 95.61% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 40,064 96,918 116,976
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 26 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 2,020 £55,000 +15.79% 169
South East -8 828 £42,500 +6.25% 97
North of England -9 777 £38,500 +10.00% 119
Midlands -5 551 £37,500 +7.14% 66
North West -9 388 £38,000 +1.33% 62
Yorkshire -6 342 £40,000 +14.29% 50
West Midlands -4 336 £37,500 +7.14% 52
South West -14 320 £32,500 -7.14% 31
East Midlands 0 213 £36,000 +2.86% 14
East of England -8 186 £32,500 -18.75% 44
North East -24 47 £32,500 - 7
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 1,249 (26.52%) SQL
2 1,195 (25.38%) Finance
3 979 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
4 938 (19.92%) Microsoft
5 761 (16.16%) Windows
6 697 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
7 597 (12.68%) Business Analysis
8 547 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
9 533 (11.32%) Office 365
10 526 (11.17%) ITIL
11 518 (11.00%) Azure
12 511 (10.85%) Active Directory
13 503 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
14 478 (10.15%) SQL Server
15 444 (9.43%) Degree
16 436 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 409 (8.69%) Analytics
18 389 (8.26%) Power Platform
19 384 (8.15%) Python
20 378 (8.03%) Requirements Gathering
21 375 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
22 372 (7.90%) Power BI
23 336 (7.14%) Test Automation
24 329 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
25 321 (6.82%) QA
26 320 (6.80%) User Stories
27 303 (6.43%) Information Security
28 300 (6.37%) Data Analysis
29 268 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
30 265 (5.63%) AWS

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 234 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 116 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 92 (1.95%) Confluence
4 41 (0.87%) CMS
5 27 (0.57%) SAS
6 25 (0.53%) IIS
7 17 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (0.34%) Skype for Business
9 11 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.19%) Apache
12 8 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.17%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.15%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.11%) Appian
15 5 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 375 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 329 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 90 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.11%) SPSS
8 2 (0.042%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.042%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.042%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.042%) InVision
8 2 (0.042%) Quantrix
8 2 (0.042%) Revit
8 2 (0.042%) Sketch
9 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.021%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.021%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.021%) Simulink
9 1 (0.021%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 87 (1.85%) Markit EDM
2 80 (1.70%) Eagle PACE
3 55 (1.17%) PolarLake
4 45 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 37 (0.79%) SAP SD
6 25 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
7 22 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
8 20 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
10 16 (0.34%) SAP MM
11 15 (0.32%) SAP ERP
12 14 (0.30%) NetSuite
13 13 (0.28%) SAP CO
13 13 (0.28%) SAP FI
13 13 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
13 13 (0.28%) Sentinel
14 12 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
15 11 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
15 11 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 533 (11.32%) Office 365
2 518 (11.00%) Azure
3 389 (8.26%) Power Platform
4 265 (5.63%) AWS
5 150 (3.19%) SaaS
6 62 (1.32%) Google Analytics
7 55 (1.17%) GCP
8 52 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
9 35 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
10 32 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (0.59%) IaaS
12 26 (0.55%) OneDrive
12 26 (0.55%) PowerApps
13 25 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
14 23 (0.49%) PaaS
15 21 (0.45%) Mimecast
16 18 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
17 16 (0.34%) Serverless
18 15 (0.32%) G Suite
19 12 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 239 (5.08%) Firewall
2 152 (3.23%) DNS
3 143 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 129 (2.74%) WAN
5 125 (2.65%) LAN
6 107 (2.27%) DHCP
7 106 (2.25%) Skype
8 95 (2.02%) VPN
9 79 (1.68%) Unified Communications
10 76 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
11 67 (1.42%) SAN
12 64 (1.36%) Wireless
13 62 (1.32%) Network Security
14 49 (1.04%) VoIP
15 48 (1.02%) iSCSI
16 45 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
17 43 (0.91%) Internet
18 42 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
19 36 (0.76%) Intranet
20 33 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 372 (7.90%) Power BI
3 251 (5.33%) Tableau
4 190 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 174 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 171 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
7 77 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 63 (1.34%) Big Data
8 63 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 51 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 47 (1.00%) Data Lake
11 46 (0.98%) MySQL
12 43 (0.91%) QlikView
13 40 (0.85%) Looker
14 33 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
15 31 (0.66%) BigQuery
16 28 (0.59%) Oracle Database
17 21 (0.45%) MS Access
18 18 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
19 17 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 255 (5.42%) JIRA
2 208 (4.42%) Selenium
3 91 (1.93%) Cucumber
4 87 (1.85%) WebDriver
5 63 (1.34%) Postman
6 58 (1.23%) SpecFlow
7 43 (0.91%) Git (software)
8 34 (0.72%) Appium
9 27 (0.57%) SoapUI
10 25 (0.53%) Visual Studio
11 22 (0.47%) JMeter
11 22 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (0.45%) Cypress.io
13 19 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
13 19 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
14 18 (0.38%) Jenkins
15 16 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.32%) TestRail
17 14 (0.30%) TeamCity
18 13 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 1,195 (25.38%) Finance
2 186 (3.95%) Banking
3 164 (3.48%) Front Office
4 152 (3.23%) Back Office
4 152 (3.23%) Retail
5 141 (2.99%) Marketing
6 125 (2.65%) Law
7 120 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 115 (2.44%) Legal
9 101 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 89 (1.89%) Public Sector
11 58 (1.23%) Advertising
12 42 (0.89%) Games
13 32 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 30 (0.64%) Investment Banking
15 28 (0.59%) Electronics
16 25 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.51%) Local Government
18 23 (0.49%) French Language
18 23 (0.49%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (4.01%) .NET
2 120 (2.55%) Web Services
3 77 (1.64%) HTML
4 59 (1.25%) Gherkin
5 51 (1.08%) XML
6 46 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
7 42 (0.89%) CSS
7 42 (0.89%) JSON
8 38 (0.81%) RESTful
9 32 (0.68%) EDI
10 29 (0.62%) Middleware
11 28 (0.59%) ASP.NET
11 28 (0.59%) Pandas
12 27 (0.57%) SOAP
13 26 (0.55%) REST
14 23 (0.49%) jQuery
15 21 (0.45%) .NET Framework
16 15 (0.32%) Node.js
17 14 (0.30%) AngularJS
17 14 (0.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 697 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 249 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 146 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
4 144 (3.06%) Fixed Income
5 119 (2.53%) User Experience
6 118 (2.51%) Hedge funds
7 113 (2.40%) Equities
8 105 (2.23%) Reference Data
9 95 (2.02%) Data Centre
10 81 (1.72%) Derivative
11 75 (1.59%) Mobile App
12 58 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
13 48 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
14 46 (0.98%) Reinsurance
15 45 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
16 44 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
17 43 (0.91%) Driving Licence
18 41 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 33 (0.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
20 32 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 761 (16.16%) Windows
2 240 (5.10%) Windows 10
3 235 (4.99%) Windows Server
4 163 (3.46%) Linux
5 85 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (1.72%) Unix
7 79 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 50 (1.06%) Android
10 46 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
11 33 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 22 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
13 18 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.34%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.23%) Solaris
16 10 (0.21%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.19%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.17%) CentOS
18 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 979 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 597 (12.68%) Business Analysis
3 547 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
4 526 (11.17%) ITIL
5 503 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
6 436 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 409 (8.69%) Analytics
8 378 (8.03%) Requirements Gathering
9 336 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 320 (6.80%) User Stories
11 303 (6.43%) Information Security
12 300 (6.37%) Data Analysis
13 268 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
14 260 (5.52%) Project Management
15 258 (5.48%) SDLC
16 218 (4.63%) Change Management
17 217 (4.61%) Scrum
17 217 (4.61%) Visualisation
18 210 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
19 202 (4.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1,249 (26.52%) SQL
2 384 (8.15%) Python
3 215 (4.57%) C#
4 155 (3.29%) Java
5 140 (2.97%) PowerShell
6 114 (2.42%) JavaScript
7 111 (2.36%) T-SQL
8 109 (2.31%) R
9 68 (1.44%) VBA
10 56 (1.19%) C
11 38 (0.81%) C++
12 37 (0.79%) TypeScript
13 34 (0.72%) VB
14 30 (0.64%) Bash Shell
14 30 (0.64%) PHP
14 30 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 29 (0.62%) VB.NET
16 19 (0.40%) Perl
17 15 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 14 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 444 (9.43%) Degree
2 213 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 127 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 120 (2.55%) CISSP
5 118 (2.51%) SC Cleared
6 98 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 86 (1.83%) CISM
8 76 (1.61%) ISTQB
9 74 (1.57%) ISEB
10 70 (1.49%) DV Cleared
11 63 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
12 55 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
13 44 (0.93%) CISA
13 44 (0.93%) MCSE
14 42 (0.89%) MCSA
15 33 (0.70%) CCNA
16 32 (0.68%) CEH
17 29 (0.62%) Server+ Certification
18 26 (0.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
19 25 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (6.82%) QA
2 188 (3.99%) SLA
3 154 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 131 (2.78%) GDPR
5 127 (2.70%) Data Quality
6 103 (2.19%) NIST
7 56 (1.19%) PMO
8 38 (0.81%) COBIT
9 34 (0.72%) PCI DSS
10 32 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
11 26 (0.55%) MiFID
11 26 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 20 (0.42%) EMIR
13 15 (0.32%) NIST 800
14 14 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 13 (0.28%) IFRS
15 13 (0.28%) ISO 31000
16 10 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
16 10 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 9 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 511 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 102 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
4 36 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 25 (0.53%) XenApp
7 20 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (0.40%) vSphere
9 11 (0.23%) Docker
9 11 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.17%) Firmware
10 8 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.11%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (0.11%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.064%) Snort
12 3 (0.064%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.042%) Cygwin
13 2 (0.042%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.042%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 129 (2.74%) SCCM
2 42 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (0.51%) Grafana
4 21 (0.45%) WSUS
5 18 (0.38%) QRadar
6 17 (0.36%) Nessus
7 15 (0.32%) SCOrch
7 15 (0.32%) Terraform
8 14 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 13 (0.28%) AirWatch
9 13 (0.28%) Puppet
10 12 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.25%) Packer
11 11 (0.23%) CSIRT
12 10 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 9 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.15%) Kubernetes
14 7 (0.15%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 938 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 238 (5.05%) Oracle
3 214 (4.54%) VMware
4 212 (4.50%) SAP
5 165 (3.50%) Citrix
6 133 (2.82%) Bloomberg
6 133 (2.82%) Cisco
7 109 (2.31%) Google
8 62 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 57 (1.21%) ServiceNow
10 56 (1.19%) Splunk
11 45 (0.96%) Reuters
12 37 (0.79%) SolarWinds
13 34 (0.72%) iManage
13 34 (0.72%) Sophos
14 33 (0.70%) Apple
14 33 (0.70%) LogRhythm
15 31 (0.66%) FactSet
16 30 (0.64%) Dell
17 29 (0.62%) IBM